already carried away. the storm that brought water to ohio further south brought wind. tornados tore through missouri, tennessee, and kentucky. spinning winds near 120 miles per hour. >> the barn's gone. the roof's gone. so, yeah. i knew it was bad then. >> reporter: and sweeping through homes. in central florida, the dark clouds were not signs of an imminent thunderstorm but too two wildfires that have charred 18,000 acres. at one point shutting down 30 miles of interstate 95. and back here in findlay, ohio, floodwaters have cut this city into two. the this is main street in the middle of downtown. behind me are stranded cars and clothess, flooded businesses. but a good bit of news tonight. the floodwaters are starting to recede. katie? >> couric: seth doane, seth, thank you. in other news, the surge in oil prices is not trickling but gushing down to the gas pump.